Floyd Mayhew

Born: Mon., Aug. 24, 1942
Died: Fri., Aug. 15, 2014


Military Honors

1:00 PM Wed., Oct. 22, 2014
Location: Ft. Logan National Cemetery


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Floyd W. Mayhew, 71, of Leadville, CO passed away August 15, 2014.
He was born on August 24, 1942, in Florida, the eldest son of Harold and Loraine Mayhew.
He joined the Army in 1962 and served until his discharge of 1974. During his years of service, he served our country in Vietnam, Germany, Southeast Asia, Panama Canal, and the United States. During his time of service, he received several distinguished medals for his service and valor.  After leaving the military he moved to the mountains of Colorado.

He loved mining throughout the mountains of Colorado, cutting coins, electronics, eating, and telling stories about his mining days.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, his half-brother, Joy, and his younger brother Marlin. He is survived by his sister Marilyn, his 5 children: David, Sue, Aimee, Cherie, Wade, 6 grandchildren: Coy, Dakota, Domynyq, Deqlyn, Mathias, Maddox, and many extended family members.

Memorial Service and Internment with Military Honors will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver Colorado on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Staging Area “A”.  Please click on the "Condolences" tab above to leave a condolence for his family and friends.

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Brenda
   Posted Sun August 17, 2014
Floyd was Always one of my favorite customers at the Burro. He will be greatly missed :(

Angela Hoglan
   Posted Sun August 17, 2014
Floyd you were a gentle soul. You will be missed talking in the community room. R.I.P.

Terry L. Moses
   Posted Tue October 21, 2014
A gentle man with a kind smile to brighten the darkest day will sorely be missed by all who merely said "Hello" and shook his hand, or walked the path of life at his side. Never one to complain, no matter what pain he held inside, Floyd set an example in life for us all to follow. Though he no longer walks among us, his presence is with us still; in the memories, the deeds, and the friendships he left behind.

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